Yangshan County

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Yangshan
阳山县
Yeungshan
Yangshan001.jpg
Location of Yangshan County in Qingyuan City (gray) and Guangdong (yellow)
Location of Yangshan County in Qingyuan City (gray) and Guangdong (yellow)
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceGuangdong
Prefecture-level cityQingyuan
Area
 • Total3,372 km2 (1,302 sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)

Yangshan County (postal: Yeungshan; simplified Chinese: 阳山县; traditional Chinese: 陽山縣; pinyin: Yángshān Xiàn) is a county in the northwest of Guangdong Province, China, bordering Hunan province to the north. It is under the administration of the city of Qingyuan.

A military camp was established in the area in the late Qin dynasty. It was Emperor Han Wu Di who formally recognized Yangshan as a county. A Tang dynasty poet, Han You (Chinese: 韓愈), visited it and wrote a poem about his journey, "The Travel Diary of Swallow Pavilion" (Chinese: < 燕喜亭記>).

In Grand Theft Auto V, according to Trevor Philips, Los Santos Triads leader Wei Cheng and his son Tao Cheng were born in Yangshan.

other information: according to local gazette of Guangdong ( 《 廣東史志> ), yangshan county is hometown of about six thousand overseas chinese, these overseas chinese settle in Malaysia, United States of America, etc.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Yangshan (1981−2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 27.8
(82.0)
31.1
(88.0)
33.9
(93.0)
34.8
(94.6)
36.1
(97.0)
38.1
(100.6)
41.0
(105.8)
40.0
(104.0)
38.8
(101.8)
36.8
(98.2)
34.3
(93.7)
28.8
(83.8)
41.0
(105.8)
Average high °C (°F) 15.2
(59.4)
16.3
(61.3)
19.1
(66.4)
24.6
(76.3)
29.1
(84.4)
31.8
(89.2)
34.0
(93.2)
34.1
(93.4)
31.9
(89.4)
28.4
(83.1)
23.4
(74.1)
18.5
(65.3)
25.5
(78.0)
Daily mean °C (°F) 10.4
(50.7)
12.1
(53.8)
15.2
(59.4)
20.5
(68.9)
24.6
(76.3)
27.2
(81.0)
28.8
(83.8)
28.6
(83.5)
26.6
(79.9)
22.7
(72.9)
17.4
(63.3)
12.4
(54.3)
20.5
(69.0)
Average low °C (°F) 7.4
(45.3)
9.4
(48.9)
12.5
(54.5)
17.7
(63.9)
21.5
(70.7)
24.2
(75.6)
25.3
(77.5)
25.1
(77.2)
23.1
(73.6)
18.8
(65.8)
13.5
(56.3)
8.6
(47.5)
17.3
(63.1)
Record low °C (°F) −0.2
(31.6)
0.1
(32.2)
0.9
(33.6)
6.8
(44.2)
11.7
(53.1)
16.6
(61.9)
20.2
(68.4)
21.3
(70.3)
15.5
(59.9)
7.9
(46.2)
2.2
(36.0)
−2.1
(28.2)
−2.1
(28.2)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 72.1
(2.84)
113.1
(4.45)
169.1
(6.66)
229.5
(9.04)
315.9
(12.44)
301.2
(11.86)
203.9
(8.03)
162.3
(6.39)
123.3
(4.85)
63.2
(2.49)
54.2
(2.13)
37.9
(1.49)
1,845.7
(72.67)
Average relative humidity (%) 74 78 82 83 81 83 79 78 75 70 69 69 77
Source: China Meteorological Data Service Center

Coordinates: 24°30′44″N 112°41′25″E / 24.51222°N 112.69028°E / 24.51222; 112.69028